Top Speed: 186 MPH
0-60: 4.2 Seconds
Horsepower: 542 @ 6500 RPM
Torque: 680 @ 3500 RPM
Transmission: 6 Speed Automatic
The Jaguar XKR-S was unveiled at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show as the pinnacle of the second-generation XK range launched in 2006. Reflecting many of the Ian Callum-designed visual modifications made to the rest of the line-up in a major 2011 facelift, the XKR-S also features a lower ride height, an aggressive front fascia complete with twin air intakes and carbon-fiber splitter, 20-inch alloys, a premium package of aerodynamic accoutrements—including the first separate rear wing ever seen on an XK—and an active exhaust system that ensures the big cat sounds as good as it looks. It's powered by the same 5.0-liter supercharged, third-generation AJ-V8 used in the deposed range-topper, the XKR. However the boffins at the legendary British marque have managed to coax an additional 39 horses out of the gate, and its upgraded output of 542 bhp not only launches the XKR-S from 0-60 mph in a dizzying 4.2 seconds, it also gains it entry to the exclusive 300 km/h club.
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